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orange pie from the vanilla bean baking book

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Baked / baking / Dessert / Pie / Sweets / Tart

ORANGE PIE // From The Vanilla Bean Baking Book by Sarah Kieffer Makes 8 to 10 servings -I almost doubled Sarah’s recipe to make a bigger pie in a deep set tart pan. Ingredient amounts slightly adjusted here. Crust 2¼ cups graham cracker crumbs (or 17 whole graham crackers pulsed in a food processor) ¼ cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled Filling 7 large egg yolks […]

Raw peach and passionfruit torte with indian blood peaches

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Sweets / vegan

Raw Peach and Passionfruit Torte with Indian Blood Peaches // serves 6-8 Recipe adapted from Little Bird’s “The Unbakery” book – over 150 recipes for beautiful raw food by Megan May Base 3/4 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut 2 cups raw pecans, (about 210g) 1 cup raw almonds, (about 130g) 3/4 cup pitted medjool dates, packed 1 tablespoon cold-pressed coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Filling 1 […]

Fig, yogurt, and almond cake with extra figs

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Sweets

FIG, YOGURT, AND ALMOND CAKE WITH EXTRA FIGS / Serves 10-12 Recipe adapted by Yotam Ottolenghi 300g unsalted butter 300g caster sugar, plus 1 teaspoon extra 4 large free-range eggs 270g ground almonds 150g all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt Scraped seeds of 1 vanilla bean or 3/4 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 1/2 teaspoons ground star anise, from about 7-8 star anise pods 150g Greek yogurt 12 figs, quartered For the extra figs: 3 tablespoons caster […]

maple bars

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Dessert / Pastry / Sweets

I love donuts sooooo bad and when I can get my hands on a hot maple bar I seriously die. Made these to celebrate. Happy donut day !! xo. MAPLE BARS // makes 12 large donuts Mostly adapted from this Food + Wine bomboloni recipe via chef Kate Neuman 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon lukewarm water 1 1/2 envelopes active dry yeast (3 1/4 teaspoons) 1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 […]

black horchata ice cream

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Dessert / Ice cream / Sweets

BLACK RICE HORCHATA ICE CREAM // makes 1-quart 1-1/2 cups black rice (aka heirloom forbidden rice) 4 cups whole milk 1/2 cup almonds, lightly crushed, most left whole 2 cinnamon sticks 2 cups mascarpone cheese 3/4 cup granulated cane sugar 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 3 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract 1-3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon In a blender, pulse the milk and 1/4 cup of rice on medium-low just until […]

blueberry muffins

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Baked / Sweets

Blueberry Muffins Makes 6 large muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup granulated sugar, plus more sprinkling 2 large eggs 1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries Preheat the oven to 375F. Line a large muffin tin with 6 paper cup liners. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, […]